Sony's NEX-5, Samsung's NX10 and Panasonic's Lumix G2 tested and compared.
SPECIFICATIONS IMAGING: 14.6MP effective, APS-C-sized CMOS sensor captures images at 4032x3024 pixels with 12 bits/color.
STORAGE: SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick PRO Duo. Stores JPEG, ARW RAW, and RAW + JPEG.
VIDEO: Up to 1920x1080, 60-fps AVCHD or 1440x1080 30-fps MP4; built-in stereo mic; continuous AF;Smart Accessory Terminal accepts optional ECM-SST1 stereo mic.
BURST RATE: Full-sized JPEGs (Fine mode), up to card capacity at 2.3 fps with SanDisk Extreme III class 6 SDHC card. RAW, up to 8 shots at 2.3 fps (12 bit).
AF SYSTEM: TTL contrast detection with 25 focus areas. Single-shot and continuous.
SHUTTER SPEEDS: 1/4000 to 30 sec, plus B (1/3-EV increments).
METERING: TTL metering using 49-area multi-segment (evaluative), centerweighted, and spot. EV 0–20 (at ISO 100).
ISO RANGE: ISO 200–12,800 (in 1-EV increments).
FLASH: Comes with clip-on HVL-7S fl ash unit for use in the Smart Accessory Terminal, GN 23 (ISO 100, feet). Flash sync to 1/160 sec.
DISPLAY: Tilting 3-inch TruBlack TFT LCD with 921,600-dot resolution.
OUTPUT: Hi-Speed USB 2.0, mini HDMI video.
BATTERY: Rechargeable NP-FW50 Li-ion, 1080 mAh. CIPA rating, 330.
SIZE/WEIGHT: 4.4x2.4x1.6 in., 0.6 lb with card and battery.
STREET PRICE: $700 with 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6 lens.
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